Technical Account Executive
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£28k - £32k
Monday – Thursday 8am – 5pm & Friday 8am – 4pm
Permanent full-time role
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking for an experienced Technical Account Executive to retain current and develop new customer opportunities within a specific account portfolio based at their site in Leeds. The Technical Account Executive will be reporting to the Technical Account Manager.
Duties of the Technical Account Executive
As the Technical Account Executive, you will be advising customers on best products for functionality and market drivers where required
You will need to understand the internal capabilities and how it relates to competitor offerings and customer needs.
Ensure all sales agreements are complete on time and all pricing is correct as well as product quality and specification are applied to orders.
You will be taking ownership for specific customers to ensure that volume is retained
The Technical Account Executive will take full responsibility for agreed customers, providing the required budget information as well as forecasting and analysing customer history
You will need to monitor deliveries and reports against KPI’s on a weekly basis
Reporting the commercial activity of own accounts and include activity of all other accounts on a weekly basis
As the Technical Account Executive, you will be driving the growth of the business
You will be continually developing your own skills and knowledge to optimise performance and improve potential
The Technical Account Executive will have experience of working in a dairy manufacturing environment
You will need knowledge of Pasteurisation, homogenisation, incubation, cooling as well as an understanding of cheese composition
Have knowledge of an NPD environment with exposure to NPD project stages
As the Technical Account Executive, you ideally will need experience of conducting product trails within a manufacturing environment
Must be educated in a relevant degree or by experience with a detailed understanding of dairy protein chemistry, functional ingredients, and cultured/fermented milk products
Must be able to work as part of a team
Excellent communication skills
Able to make decisions and can generate ideas as well as seeking opportunities to develop and improve
Have the ability to prioritise workload
Able to work to tight deadlines
Annual GRID Bonus scheme (up to 10% of salary)
Hybrid working potentially (following 6m probationary period)
29 days holiday per year
Closing date is 14.10.2022 Please note this could change subject to suitable applications.
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are acting as an employment agency on behalf of its client.
Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future
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